Keeping individual dirlinks

Matt McCutchen matt at
Sun Nov 4 21:39:37 GMT 2007

On Sun, 2007-11-04 at 13:34 -0800, Wayne Davison wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 04, 2007 at 03:57:11PM -0500, Matt McCutchen wrote:
> > If rsync refrained from trimming a trailing /. off of source arguments
> > (at least as an option), one could keep a dirlink by passing it as an
> > additional source argument with a /. and excluding the non-/. version so
> > that rsync does not see the symlink to convert it to a directory:
> That already works just by specifying a relative source path with a
> trailing slash.

Yes, that copies dirlinks, but I'm talking about keeping them.


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